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Igor A. Makarov

  • Igor A. Makarov has been at HSE University since 2009.

Education and Degrees

  • 2013

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in International Economics
    Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics

  • 2009

    Orel State University

  • 2009

    Orel State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

January-March 2011 - visiting scholarship, Stanford University (US)
October-November 2011 - International Economics, New Economic School (Moscow, Russia)
October-December 2016 - visiting scholarship, Harvard University (US)
February-June 2017 - Econometrics. Introduction to the analysis of time series and panel data, Yegor Gaidar Foundation (Moscow, Russia)
September 2017 - Input-Output Analysis for Environmental and Resource Economics, Italian Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (Urbino, Italy)
January 2019 - Asian Forum on Global Governance (New Delhi, India)
October-November 2019 - visiting scholarship, Harvard University (US)

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2023, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013

Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "New Lecturers" (2012-2013)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2018/2019)


  • 2022

    XXIII Ясинская (Апрельская) международная научная конференция по проблемам развития экономики и общества (XXIII ЯМНК) (Москва). Presentation: Торговля разрешениями на выбросы парниковых газов на уровне регионов: как использовать международный опыт в России?

  • 2021
    EU-Russia Modeling Workshop for Decarbonization Scenarios: General Overview. Presentation: Modeling the impact of demand changes and other impacts from climate action on global markets on the Russian export-import trade flows.



Articles and book chapters98


Working papers5


Teacher Internship at Stanford University, 2011


Timetable for today

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‘Our Task Is to Preserve the Market Segment as Much as Possible’

What risks is the Russian financial system facing today? What is the Central Bank of Russia going to do to mitigate them? Why do we need a high key rate? Has the regulator changed its approach to the building of forex reserves? Will the regulator remain hawkish on cryptocurrencies? Ksenia Yudaeva, First Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Russia, answered these and other questions during a round table entitled ‘Russia’s Financial Sector under New Global Conditions’. The event was held as part of the XXIII Yasin (April) International Academic Conference.

Climate Change: Big Challenges for the Global Economy

Participants of the discussion ‘Trading in Allowances for GhG Emissions at Sub-national Level: Ways to Use International Best Practices in Russia’ analysed how the emissions trading system will work and what place nuclear power will occupy in the carbon-free world. The event was held as part of the session ‘Problems of Decarbonization of the World Economy’ of the XXIII Yasin (April) International Academic Conference.

The Pandemic Has Boosted Digitalization and Deglobalization: What Does It Mean for Russia?

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused global economic, social and technological transformations. Experts from HSE University and other education and research institutions from various countries discussed these transformations and other relevant trends for the future at the 3rd International Conference ‘East and West at the Stage of New Transformations: The Post-Covid Changes’.

HSE University Scholars Study Green Transition Risks and Greenhouse Gas Emission Regulation

The UN Climate Change Conference is taking place from October 31 to November 12 in Glasgow. The conference focuses on preventive measures against the catastrophic and irreversible consequences of rising average global air temperatures. Igor Makarov, Head of the HSE Laboratory for Economics of Climate Change, will be taking part in the Glasgow conference. In the following interview, he speaks about the pressing problems Russia and the world are facing, and the research HSE scholars are doing on climate change.

Presentation of Yuqing Xing's book “Decoding China's Export Miracle. A Global Value Chain Analysis ”(27.10.21)

On October 27, an online presentation of the book by Professor Yuqing Xing (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan) was held by the Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies (CCEIS) in cooperation with the Department of World Economy of the Higher School of Economics. The presentation was dedicated to revealing the phenomenon of the Chinese export miracle through the prism of global value chains. The discussion touched upon the issues of the Chinese experience for emerging economies, the current realities of economic cycles, and the factor of US-China decoupling and its impact on the global economy.

Results of the Summer/Winter School "BRICS and Sustainable Development"

The Second Summer/Winter School of the BRICS Network University "BRICS and Sustainable Development", organized by the Center of International Cooperation of World Economy and International Affairs, ended on July 5.

Report "Russia's Arctic Policy: International Aspects"

At the XXII April International Conference, the report "Russia's Arctic Policy: International Aspects", made under the leadership of Sergey Karaganov, was presented. The report was co-authored by the CCEIS staff Anastasia Likhacheva, Vasily Kashin, Dmitry Suslov, Igor Makarov and Ilya Stepanov.

Globalization Endures: Global Trade and the Economy Are Showing Signs of Recovery

The global economy’s pace of recovery after the pandemic largely depends on whether consumers will return to a hedonic style of consumption. At the XXII April International Academic Conference, organized by the HSE and Sberbank, the HSE School of World Economy held a round table ‘The World Economy in the Context of the Coronavirus Pandemic’.

‘Idea of Environmental Protection Should Become Part of Foreign Policy’

To improve its global competitiveness, Russia needs an independent environmental agenda along with a concept for environmental protection, and it makes sense to suggest a ‘global clean deal’ to Europe. A report outlining this, prepared by a team of experts from HSE University, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and environmentalists, was presented at TASS.

Catastrophe and Opportunity: HSE University Experts Learn the Lessons of Crises of the Last Hundred Years

The idea for the project, which studies the crisis experience, was born at HSE University’s Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs last spring, when it became clear that the pandemic and lockdown had given rise to a new systemic crisis, based on numerous contradictions that have accumulated in the world over the past decades. The results of the scientific Lessons from the Crises of the Past project have been presented to the portal's news service by Igor Makarov, Head of HSE University’s School of World Economy.

East and West in the New Transformation Phase: Asia Encountering the Challenges of Globalization

On December 16-17, 2020, experts, diplomats, regional and oriental scholars from 36 countries and six regions of Russia met on the virtual platform of the Higher School of Economics to discuss new trends of regionalization and de-globalization in the world development. These trends were vividly manifested in Asia during the last year - the period of extraordinary upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Managing Climate Risk: How to Adapt Regions to Changes

An applied research project being carried out by the HSE Laboratory for Economics of Climate Change uses the example of the Chechen Republic and the mountainous areas of Krasnodar Krai to create a model of climate risk evaluation and management for Russian regions. Laboratory heads Igor Makarov and Ilya Stepanov talk about the threats presented by global climate change, about whether the pandemic will slow it down, and why a multifaceted approach is essential.

The Perfect Coronavirus Storm: a Crisis with Hope for a Speedy Recovery

How high is the risk of a full-blown financial crisis after the pandemic? Which countries and regions are most at risk? Are national governments managing to cope with the challenge of preventing economic collapse? Such topics were the focus of attention at the annual conference organised by the HSE University Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs.

Igor Makarov about the main environmental trends for Valdai Discussion Club (21.07.2020)

Senior Research Fellow of CCEIS, Igor Makarov, took part in the scientific seminar “The Arctic Region: State Policy and Development in Conditions of Uncertainty”, which was organized by Valdai International Discussion Club.

‘Stolen Wheels’ to Serve the Good Turn for HSE

The results of the 'Steal the Wheel’ Competition have been decided. Entrants suggested implementing some useful practices at HSE that had proved their efficiency at other Russian or international universities, with the winners receiving their prizes at the beginning of December. The winning projects include new approaches to writing theses, organising space in classrooms, and submitting reports on academic trips.

Now in its Sixth Year, Russian-Chinese Summer School Becomes a Truly International Event

On July 6, 2016, the VI International Russian-Chinese Summer School on International Affairs came to a close. Run jointly by the HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs and East China Normal University, with sponsorship provided by the Gorchakov Fund, this year’s school focused on the role of institutions in the new global governance architecture.